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Ann Farran

Ann Farran, one of 88 convicts transported on the Grenada, 01 September 1826

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Farran
Aliases: none
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1st January, 1808
Occupation: House servant
Date of Death: 30th November, 1870
Age: 62 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: Stealing
Convicted at: Lancaster, Liverpool Borough Quarter Sessions
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Grenada
Departure date: 1st September, 1826
Arrival date: 23rd January, 1827
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 87 other convicts


Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 69 (36)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Judith Wiseman on 7th August, 2019 wrote:

My Great great great grandmother allegedly took a pretty ribbon belonging to a member of the family she worked for.
She met and married my Great great great grandfather Robert Melville in 1828 in Sydney NSW. They had 10 children.
Anne died in Sydney in 1870 at 62 years of age.

D Wong on 8th August, 2019 wrote:

Ann Farran was listed as 18 years old on arrival.

Native Place: Liverpool.

Ann was illiterate, protestant, single, 5’0” tall, sallow complexion, light brown hair, hazel eyes, small mark of cut across upper part of left thumb.

Assigned to Agnes Anderson, Sydney.

Maureen Withey on 8th August, 2019 wrote:

Ann and two other girls were convicted of stealing ribbon:
Elizabeth Drewitt, 18,  Ann Farran, 17, and Sarah Williams, for stealing ribbon;
Manchester Courier, 5 August 1826.

All three were transported on the same ship.

Convict Changes History

Judith Wiseman on 7th August, 2019 made the following changes:

date of birth: 1st January, 1808 (prev. 0000), date of death: 30th November, 1870 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime

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